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Anvils in America by Richard Postman. The long awaited definitive reference on anvils, their history and manufacture. Anvilfire book review. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. Fabulous book for anyone interested or involved in the art and craft of blacksmithing, or truely, smithing in. Find great deals for Anvils in America by Richard A. Postman (, Hardcover, Unabridged). Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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When this encyclopedic reference was published a decade ago the author thought he would be lucky to sell the first thousand copies.

Anvils In America

Today there are hundreds of anvil collectors and tool collectors that covet certain anvils. Read reviews that mention good read interested in anvils great book book is a great anvil resource reference. Read more Read less. This book contains wonderful information on the American Anvil Companies and the men who made the anvils. Want to know when your anvil was made? There’s really nothing that comes even close to this book out there.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Same fine construction as the first with the addition of a beautiful color slipcover.

Prior to AIA there were a few collectors of anvils and very few had an idea of what they had, how old or how rare. Call – – to order.

Anvils In America by Richard A. Postman

Learn more about Amazon Prime. So much information I couldnt put it down. Postma Pub; Unabridged edition March 1, Language: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I am using it help a,erica find an Anvil for use.


Another book by Richard Postman. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It is so full of information that no matter how many times you read it or refer to it you rjchard always surprised to find something new. Jeri Brown rated it really liked it Jun 30, I got the date the anvil was made and great detail on the methods used across the makers years americaa production.

Numbered editions were sold out by Christmas It has 25 pages devoted to that brand. Books by Richard A. If you want to know about an anvil, this is the book you need! Ann marked it as to-read Apr 28, This book could be dangerous, as it makes me want to go on a quest to find more anvil treasures out there. The history continues with the dominance of the English anvil makers that had the power of the British Empire behind their distribution of anvils world wide.

Fantastic resource on the history of and identification of Anvils. It just goes to show that great minds DO think alike!

Already researching the followup book! Explore the Home Gift Guide. Referring to Anvils in America is so common in blacksmithing and collecting circles that it is merely referred to as “AIA”.

Nevada marked it as to-read May 18, The last anvil makers c Nathan Green Illustration from Hay-Budden booklet The book also includes all kinds of anvil miscellany. English Choose a language for shopping. There are now numerous private anvil museums.


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Anvils in America by Richard Postman

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products anvilss a warranty. The book starts with your usual anvil basics illustrated by dozens of photos by the author which by the way were well taken and reproduced with skill.

Carl S Top Contributor: Olivier St-Pierre added it Apr 14, Please try again later. To ask other readers questions about Anvils In Americaplease sign up. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. He also reproduces important historical patents AND patents for strange oddball anvil “systems” that may or may more likely not have been manufactured.

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To ricnard interested in anvils, blacksmithing and the pre industrial era I highly recommend this amazing book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. With the upcoming third printing this becomes one of the top books in popularity on a blacksmithing subject! Return to Book Page.